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TitlePercylite from Chancay, Peru
DescriptionThe bright blue mineral is percylite from Chancay, Peru. It has the formula PbCuCl2(OH)2, and forms in the oxidized parts of lead-copper deposits. This specimen is about 3 cm across.
LocationPeru. Near Chancay.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-03-20.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #309.
Key wordspercylite, Peru
Tech details306 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number198